After much-delay, the title of Vikram's upcoming movie was zeroed
in on Deiva Thirumagan. The makers of the film took time
to give a suitable title to the film. But now it has landed in
controversy, as a caste group has raised an objection over the
The Thevar community has urged the makers of the film to change
the title claiming that it is the name of their late leader
Pasumpon Muthuramalinga Thevar. They added that it is an insult to
their leader. Hence, they demand for the change of the title. The
community has been backed by the Shiva Sena. It has requested the
state government to intervene and resolve the issue.
Earlier, Deiva Thirumagan was reportedly titled Deiva
Magan, the name of Sivaji Ganeshan's yesteryear blockbuster.
But it was dropped after the Sivaji Productions claimed that it
registered the title for the launchpad film of legendary actor's
grandson. Later, it was also rumoured that it was christened as
Pitha. Finally, after considering a few, the movie bosses
gave green signal for Deiva Thirumagan.
However, the audio of Deiva Thirumagan was launched
recently. The movie is said to be hitting the screens on May 14,
2011. It features Vikram, Anushka Shetty and Amala Paul in the lead